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Lynford Arboretum

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north of Mundford on the A1065, Mundford, Thetford, England
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Beautiful free woodland walk

This is a beautiful place to walk your dog, its free to park. There are no toilets or shops but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olivia G
Stunning walks

Next door to the great Lynford Hall lays this gem, many different species of trees and plants to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony Q
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
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“dog agility” (10 reviews)
“car park” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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north of Mundford on the A1065, Mundford, Thetford, England
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"lovely place to walk"
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"dog agility"
in 10 reviews
"car park"
in 3 reviews
"forestry commission"
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"few hours"
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"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"free parking"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"thetford forest"
in 2 reviews
"two sides"
in 2 reviews
"bird hide"
in 2 reviews
"lakes"
in 3 reviews
"paths"
in 5 reviews
"benches"
in 3 reviews
"dogs"
in 8 reviews
"walks"
in 10 reviews
"trees"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place to walk your dog, its free to park. There are no toilets or shops but there was an ice cream van. Today was a spectacularly hot day and my Cocker Spaniel had several dips in the lake. Lovely walks I...More

Thank Olivia G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Next door to the great Lynford Hall lays this gem, many different species of trees and plants to view and have a picnic, especially when the blue bells are in full Bloom, All cared for by the forestry commission, looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Tony Q
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Lovely place to visit but NO FACILITIES! Even the chaps in the staff room asked me to write a review mentioning this is a problem!

Thank Rhian N
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Dropped in here on our return home, Several areas in which to walk. The trees are well labelled. There were spring flowers out and lots of birdlife.There is a dog agility course in the Arboretum area. Across the road is Lynford Water where there are...More

Thank Kathryn Anne G
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is a lovely place to take a stroll, open all year round, a nice meander along the side of the river. Good was Summer or winter.

Thank Ray T
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Visit this place on a regular basis as it is a great place to spot Hawfinches, Crossbills, Nuthatches and other woodland species. Lots of bird feeders to attract birds. It is a beautiful place for a walk in general, Hundreds of varieties of trees to...More

Thank Danreds18
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

This is a great place to do a bit of birdwatching . Some nice walks with plenty of woodland birds to see along the way .

Thank cliff d
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Having visited the lakes around Lynford hall before and enjoyed the walks, we chose to go the other way from the car park and to our surprise found another large lake that we hadn't realized was there. There is a hide to watch the birds...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Visited two weekends in a row after a recommendation from a friend. Lovely walk and great as all the ‘champion’ trees are clearly labelled. My other half is a tree geek and loved the autumn/winter walk around the arboretum. I was pleased to find a...More

Thank Charlotte D
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Me, my husband and 2.5year old daughter visited here on two occassions a few weeks apart. First we visited Lynford Lakes very tranquil lakes and beach. It was a surprise finding the bird lookout hut. Second time we visited Lynford Arboretum very Autumnal day full...More

Thank Lacecarl
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CarolyneC19
24 July 2016|
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Response from C12jax | Reviewed this property |
There are good pathways to some parts, others are rough or grassy. It's a bit bumpy in some areas. Good for picnics. There are two parts of it. One on the left, other right...which are very different from each other. The... More
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mgmcornwall
19 January 2016|
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Response from C12jax | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee and although there is a cafe unit there, I haven't seen it open much and I'm a local
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